Consultant Profile

Dr Derek Chin

Dr Derek Chin MBBS, FRCP (UK), CCST Cardiovascular and General Internal Medicine
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Echocardiography
Special clinical interests:

Heart valve disease, Heart failure. Quantitative and 3D echocardiography. Stress echocardiography for myocardial ischaemia/infarction/hibernation. Interventional and intraoperative echocardiography. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation, mitral valve repair/replacement, PFO closure. Cardiomyopathy and percutaneous myocardial biopsy. Pericardial disease and pericardiotomy. Resynchronisation pacing and defibrillators.

Research interests:
Perfusion echocardiography. Stress assessment of cardiomyopathy and valve disease. Stem cell treatment for myocardial infarction. Development of new methods of repairing heart valves.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Society of Echocardiography
British Heart Valve Society
Royal College of Physicians, London
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 237 4089
Saturday mornings and alternate Thursday afternoons.
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Dr Chin is a graduate of the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London. He trained in cardiology at King's College Hospital, London and the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.
He is past Chief Examiner for the British Society of Echocardiography and fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

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Dr Derek Chin

Dr Derek Chin Cardiology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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